Arts & Crafts
There are a number of artisans residing on the island who open their studios some of which are:
They are often at the Summer Saturday Market and other craft shows held throughout the year.
Open fires are not permitted anywhere on Saturna Island during the summer months. A free permit is required at most other times. Fire permits are available at: Saturna General Store
Saturna has a community choir, Saturna Singers, which practices once a week September-April with a concert in April or May. They also perform at the Remembrance Day ceremonies, Christmas at the Rec Centre, and other events. All levels of singers are welcome!
St. Christopher’s Anglican Church is located at 140 East Point Road. All are welcome. Anglican, Celtic services and meditation are available.
A fishing license is required and there may be area restrictions. Check here for licensing requirements and restricted areas.
Fitness & Sports
There are regular fitness and yoga classes at the Community Hall and the Rec Centre:
- Fitness: Rec Centre
- Yoga: Community Hall
- Line Dancing: Community Hall
- Pickleball: Rec Centre and outdoor courts
- Yoga: Rec Centre
- Badminton: Rec Centre
- Stretch & Strength: Community Hall
- Bicycles are available from Saturna Cycle located next to the ferry terminal.
Please check the websites of these locations or the Saturna Scribbler for days and times.
Hunting and the discharge of firearms is severely restricted – please check the current regulations at:
RCMP – Pender Island 1-250-629-6171
Eddie Reid Memorial Library is located on the lower level of St. Christopher’s Church. Hours are: Saturday and Wednesday 10am-12pm.
The Saturday Summer Market is located in the parking lot of the General Store and runs from May-September. The market features a selection of local artisan products, books, and food.
There are three restaurants on Saturna. Their hours vary throughout the season, please check their Facebook pages for current opening times:
- The Lighthouse Pub
- The Saturna Café
- The Millhouse Restaurant at the Saturna Lodge (summer hours only)
- There is a coffee shop located in the Saturna Point building next to the ferry terminal that operates in the summer only: Beans & Co.
There is one General Store on Saturna located at the Y intersection as you head up from the ferry. Hours vary a little from summer to winter but are basically 9am-5pm. The store carries a good selection of foodstuffs, fresh produce and hardware. They also sell liquor and tobacco products.